9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.
Events for March 1, 2014
Lung cancer is killing many World Trade Center recovery workers and survivors. Support the American Lung Association and raise funds to fight lung cancer by climbing One Penn Plaza on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The Fight for Air Climb is a “vertical marathon”. Participants can choose to race, run, or walk. Racers & runners willFind out more »
Tyler Seddon of Rhode Island has just been diagnosed with leukemia for the second time. He will turn 7 on March 7, 2014. Tyler wants to be a firefighter AND a police officer when he grows up, so his mother is asking cops and firefighters around the country to send Tyler a birthday card. TylerFind out more »
The 11th annual blood drive in honor of FDNY Firefighter John Chipura will be held from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in the gymnasium of Our Lady Help of Christians Roman Catholic Church on Staten Island. Chipura was a veteran Marine, a terrorist bombing survivor (1983 in Beirut) and an ex-NYPD officerFind out more »
The Commissioning of the USS Somerset will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:00am at 1 Penn's Landing, Philadelphia. Details can be found here. There are no tickets available - 7,000 people are expected to attend the ceremony. Among the speakers at the commissioning ceremony will be Gen. James F. Amos, Marine CorpsFind out more »
On Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 11:00am EST, watch the USS Somerset Commissioning live here or here. Mary Jo Myers, wife of Air Force General (ret.) Richard Myers former chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, is the USS Somerset's sponsor. Gen. James F. Amos, Marine Corps Commandant, will give the commissioning ceremony's keynote address. Captain Thomas L. Dearborn willFind out more »
The 13th annual Sean Caton Memorial Foundation Mardi Gras Ball will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Cocktail hour begins at 7:00pm with an authentic Cajun dinner, dancing and auctions following at 8:00pm. Dress is black tie optional, and masks and beads are encouraged. The cost will be $140.00 per person, with tables for 10Find out more »